quantitative easing, it's benefit to the economy, so i would think if i were at the fed, you'd want to wait until early next year. >> you really think the election these governors are going to say we don't want to play a role in it? we're going to wait until after november? >> i think the economy matters most. it's right at the top of their thinking, but all else being equal, if it's a close call, i think they're thinking about how this plays. >> all right. mark zandi, always good to have you. thank you, sir. >> thank you. still ahead, we'll get team oba obama's take, plus -- >> it's my great honor to place into nomination for the office of vice president of the united states, my father, my hero, joe biden. >> vice president's son.